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Joe Lieberman Emerges As “Frontrunner” For FBI Director Post
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge, May 18 2017

With Joe Lieberman emerging as a potential candidate for the FBI Director post only over the past 48 hours, Trump delivered another surprise today when he told reporters that he is “very close” to making his choice, with multiple officials telling NBC News and CNN that the former Demagog senator is now the current “front-runner” for the job. The president later confirmed that Lieberman has emerged as his pick to replace Comey, telling reporters in the Oval Office, “he is.” Trump also told reporters he could pick a new FBI director as early as tomorrow. Previously Trump promised that the process to replace former FBI director would go “very quickly,” with the White House hoping to announce the decision before he sets off to visit the Toads on Friday. According to NBC, Trump met on Wednesday with Lieberman, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, and former top FBI official Richard McFeely. According to The Hill, Lieberman would be an unusual pick for the job. Past FBI chiefs have either worked at the bureau or served as a federal judge or prosecutor. He was attorney general of Connecticut before being elected to the Senate in 1988.

The former Demagog vice presidential nominee currently works at the law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres in New York, the same firm as Trump’s attorney Marc Kasowitz.

Lieberman was always a career democrat (and a DINO – RB). Why would Trump cross the aisle for this key post? NBC notes that Trump picking Lieberman to be FBI director could get votes from McCain and Graham, who are close friends. Lieberman backed McCain over Obama in 2008.

On NBC Meet the Press last Sunday, Graham said it was important for the FBI pick to come from “within” the FBI ranks or who has “no political background.” It was a sentiment echoed by Chris Murphy, who holds Lieberman’s old Senate seat. He said on MSNBC Morning Joe that he respects Lieberman but many people want someone for FBI Director who doesn’t come from a political background. Murphy said: “I hold Senator Lieberman’s seat. He’s no pushover, as both parties know. He’s been a pain in the butt to both Thugs and Demagogs during his time both in and out of the Senate. I think the question is whether you want someone with a political pedigree, or whether you want someone with a law enforcement pedigree, and I think there’s a lot of people on both sides of the aisle that are looking for someone who doesn’t come from the political realm.

Will Trump’s core supporters approve the president’s decision should he pick Lieberman? Probably not, but at this point Trump has flopped on so many issues, most may not even notice. It seems the market is buying it too.

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